Township: Kilmoluaig

Map Reference: Kilmoluaig m

Name Type: house

Meaning: House belonging to Hector of the Coll

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Information:Built by Eachann a' Cholla, and latterly lived in by his daughter Janet - Morag MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig 12/20
There were three brothers - Eachann, Dùghall and Iain - and they owned a schooner called the 'Coll Castle' which was at sea on the night of the Tay Bridge Disaster. Eachann had children Angus (the father of Iain Aonghais), John (both of these became blacksmiths), Teòt, Calum and Janet - HMcP.

The family were known as Criùtha [the crew of ] Eachainn a' Choll - IMcK.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Norman MacIver, Kilmoluaig, 12/1993

Informant 2: Hector MacPhail, Ruaig, 4/1994

Informant 3: Iain MacKinnon (Iain Chaluim), Kilmoluaig, 2/1996